106 days ago

New Year Honours: New Zealand's top scientist Dr Juliet Gerrard becomes a dame

Caroline Williams Reporter from Central Leader

Asked how she feels about being made a dame, Dr Juliet Gerrard​ is somewhat lost for words, an unfamiliar position for the woman whose job is distilling the most up-to-date scientific information for those making the decisions that will shape our future.

Gerrard, currently Jacinda Ardern’s chief science advisor, has been named a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit​ in the New Year Honours.

While she hasn’t really processed what it means on a personal level, it hasn’t stopped the Freemans Bay resident from sharing the news with her 75-year-old mum in the United Kingdom, who got a kick out of getting the good news on her birthday.

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Found Grey Tabby kitten

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Seems friendly. Wandering in Cedar Rd area. Ph 0211212194

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Sri's Tempeh Customer Feedback from Facebook

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6 hours ago

MENPS School Fair

Mike from Mike Robson

The sun came out on Sunday for the annual Mt Eden Normal Primary School fair - a fun day out was had by all! Congratulations to all on the organising committee and thanks for having us on board to support the school's fundraising activities.

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